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  • A Trace of Fire
    A Trace of Fire

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Diego Alejandro Barajas

    The trace of a fire that burns everything.

  • Alppila’s Pharmacy - Who owns those muscles?
    Alppila’s Pharmacy - Who owns those muscles?

    Original title in Finnish: Alppilan Apteekki - Kenen on noi Lihakset?

    2021 | Students film, Music video | Director: Ville Niemi

    Gym story about a nerdy guy.

  • Appearances
    Appearances

    2021 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Anna Keller

    Appearances captures the experience and small occurrences among youngsters who spend their free time in the urban space of wintery Tallinn, seemingly doing nothing.

  • Around The Sun: from street to biggest stage in Estonia
    Around The Sun: from street to biggest stage in Estonia

    2021 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Rustam Subrakov

    This film shows that passion and little bit of luck can carry one’s fate a long way.

  • Athlete
    Athlete

    Original title in Estonian: Atleet

    2021 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Greta Liht

    The short film “Athlete” was made by first-year films students of Baltic Film, Media and Arts School. The film shows how one man’s obsession can lead to harm for others. At the same time, the film also shows a father’s unwavering belief that his son is capable of more than it seems.

  • Aurora’s song
    Aurora’s song

    Original title in Estonian: Aurora Laul

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Stella Carneiro

    While mourning the loss of her partner, Margit reconnects with her mother-in-law Juula through their shared grief.

  • Burning porcelain
    Burning porcelain

    Original title in Estonian: Põlev portselan

    2021 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Greta Liht

    The short film is made by first year film students. It tells a story of accepting one’s new self after a traumatic accident.

  • Children's Night University Adventures in Muhumaa
    Children's Night University Adventures in Muhumaa

    Original title in Estonian: Laste ööülikooli rännakud Muhumaal

    2021 | Students film, TV Show | Director: Lota Viik

    Lota Viik’s and Katre Tatrik's documentary program is the first part of the educational documentary series “Children's Night University Adventures“ for children and young people.

  • Cleofootra
    Cleofootra

    2021 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Gert Põrk

    A short documentary about the birth of Cleofootra is a glimpse into the strange world of Onlyfans.

  • Days Without
    Days Without

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Ivar Erik Yeoman

    Nikolay must take care of his two-year- old daughter until his wife returns – whenever that may be.

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